I'm just an animal looking for a home

October 15, 2012
by mitcharf
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Martyrs

This post is about the 2008 French movie Martyrs.  This post will contain spoilers that will absolutely ruin the movie for you if you have not seen it.  This movie is not for everyone, however.  If you do not like … Continue reading

July 3, 2011
by mitcharf
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Why I want a vegetarian/vegan partner!

For this post I’m just going to use the word vegetarian to mean “vegetarian or vegan”, just for the sake of brevity.  (I know, I know – when the fuck did I start caring about brevity?  Good question!)  So please … Continue reading

June 20, 2011
by mitcharf
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Being judgmental

So, as you can imagine, the fact that I am vegan for ethical reasons has often led people to call me judgmental.  Or sometimes to say “I’m not vegetarian, but I’m not judgmental – I don’t care what anyone eats.” … Continue reading

June 20, 2011
by mitcharf
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Reasons for not being vegetarian

I realize that most people aren’t vegetarian.  And I realize that most people don’t seem comfortable engaging in self-reflection and questioning their own beliefs and figuring out if their actions are consistent with their beliefs, etc.  That said, it still … Continue reading

May 29, 2011
by mitcharf
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Victim Blaming

In an earlier post I mentioned that I wanted to write an entry about victim blaming.  Last night I had dinner with someone and we talked about this a little bit.  It allowed me to further clarify my thoughts on … Continue reading

April 6, 2011
by mitcharf
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Upcoming Topics!

I’ve started keeping a list of topics about which I want to write.  So far that list includes: Abortion and any ethical implications between it and vegatarianism/veganism.  Perhaps also the issue of stem cell research, but I may break that … Continue reading

December 21, 2010
by mitcharf
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Why I’m Vegan

I wasn’t planning on writing a blog entry today on why I’ve chosen to be vegan.  What happened was this:  I was reading a blog entry by The Blissful Chef.  The entry posed the question “What’s the difference between a … Continue reading